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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Susan  Joffe (IPA: suzan)
Institution: Bar-Ilan University
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State and/or Country: Israel   
Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition
Specialty: Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Abutbol-Oz, H. and S. Joffe. (2011)“Language Proficiency, Social Integration, and Ethnic Identity among Russian-Hebrew and English-Hebrew speaking preschool children.” Hed Halpan Hachadash, Volume 98, Spring issue. In Hebrew.

“Speech Rate, Pause, and Sociolinguistic Variation: Studies in Corpus Sociophonetics” Review for Linguistlist, July, 2013.
Courses Taught: n.a.
Reviewer of: Speech Rate, Pause and Sociolinguistic Variation (LL Issue 24.2986)

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